FINA Will Submit Underwater Dolphin Kick Interpretation in November

Cornel Marculescu told us today that the FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee will provide an official interpretation to the rule that will be submitted to the next FINA Bureau meeting in the beginning of November 2015.


FINA Bans Turkmenistani Swimmer In Doping Decision

FINA has given Hemra Nurmyradov two-year ban after testing positive for a host of banned substances.


FINA Considering Instituting Minimum Age For World Championships

“For her, this is a game and it’s better for children to have fun at this and not start at age 10 to take marijuana or cocaine, smoking or drinking alcohol,” FINA’s president said in defending the presence of a 10-year-old entrant at Worlds.


No Live Stream Scheduled for 2015 World Junior Championships

Frustrating news in terms of coverage for the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.


Collaborative Anti-Doping Efforts Converged in Kazan

In conjunction with the 2015 FINA World Championships, the Legal Advisory Group to the Council of Europe Anti-Doping Convention visited…

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2015 FINA World Cup Paris-Chartres: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Missy Franklin will be chasing the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke on Day Two of the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.


2015 FINA World Cup Paris-Chartres: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The 2015 FINA World Cup Series is unique because the athletes will be competing in a 50 meter poor rather…


The Road Less Travelled to Rio

Preparing for an Olympic Games is tough! But for those swimmers based in smaller countries the challenge can be even…

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Jordan Wilimovsky Discusses Open Water 10k World Title (Video Interview)

American Jordan Wilimovsky took the men’s 10km open water swim qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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FINA Creates First Vice President Position, Appoints Husain Al Mussallam

FINA approved the addition of the First Vice President position, and appointed Husain Al Mussallam of Kuwait as the First Vice President.


FINA among lowest-scoring sports federations in Play The Game’s good governance study

An ongoing study of sporting federations finds that FINA ranks near the bottom of all sports federations in terms of good governance principles.


Abu Dhabi To Host 2020 Short Course World Swimming Championships

FINA announced via Twitter Wednesday morning that Abu Dhabi will host both the 2020 Short Course World Championships and FINA convention.


FINA bans Croatian Water Polo player Niksa Dobud 4 years for evading doping test

FINA has banned Croatian Olympic gold medal-winning water polo player Niksa Dobud from competition for 4 years for allegedly evading a doping control test.

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UANA endorses Julio Maglione to serve third term as FINA president

The Amateur Swimming Union of the Americas (known as UANA) has officially endorsed current FINA president Julio Maglione to serve a third term.


Swiss Diver Jessica Favre Handed 3 Month Doping Suspension

“On June 22, 2014, the diver Jessica Favre (SUI) was tested positive to the prohibited substance Tuaminoheptane (Class S.6 Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Swiss Championships.”

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